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July 23 2012

31 Years of Summer. Today is our beloved psychic killer woman, Dollhouse programmer and reprogrammed Terminator's 31st birthday! More...

July 20 2012

Fran Kranz talks Dollhouse and The Cabin in the Woods. Now's your chance to find out more about a certain movie prop.

July 17 2012

Happy Birthday, Jed Whedon! He's fit a lot of awesome into just 37 years.
The Whedonverse: This Is War. Another AMAZING fan video from the prolific MrMorda898. One of the presenters showed this at the 5th Slayage Conference that just wrapped up in Vancouver, Canada, to show how the various Whedonverse shows have more in common than at first glance. More...

July 15 2012

"Joss Whedon's Dollhouse: 21st Century Neo-Gothic" - an essay. "But if there is a core identity, a soul, to Dollhouse, it's a Gothic story."

July 03 2012

John Cassaday to draw "Uncanny Avengers". The "Astonishing X-Men" artist and "Dollhouse" director is returning to Marvel to draw this new book launching in October.

June 25 2012

"Mutilation Fantasies for Fun & Profit" - thoughts on Dollhouse. In which Joss' writing, misogyny, David Cronenberg and Dr Saunders and Bennett Halverson all get a look in.

June 21 2012

Culturally Fixated podcast interview with Reed Diamond. Reed Diamond talking about a variety of his shows and singing Joss' praises! More...
"Like a Boss" - an Adelle DeWitt essay. This originally appeared in the "Inside Joss' Dollhouse: From Alpha to Rossum" anthology.

June 11 2012

Felicia Day, Country Music Star. This popped up in the Geek and Sundry channel at YouTube. She has a duet with singer Jason Charles Miller, who's also lead singer for Godhead, called "Gamer Girl, Country Boy". Pretty good song, and having her playing a Rock Band guitar is a nice touch. More...

June 09 2012

Dark Horse's "Post Apocalypse" sale. Dollhouse: Epitaphs digital comics are 66% off.

June 07 2012

Dollhouse finally set to air on Australian free-to-air channel Eleven on June 11 which has taken quite some time since the initial announcement.

May 30 2012

The first draft of the Slayage 5 Conference programme is now available for preview. The conference takes place in Vancouver, Canada from July 12-15, 2012. Anyone else going?

May 15 2012

See Reed Diamond on last night's Bones season finale. He plays FBI Special Agent Hayes Flynn.

May 12 2012

Cloud Five comic features geeks attending Avengers premiere. Web comic depicts varied (though all positive) geek reactions to The Avengers' opening night. The next three strips continue the story. Minor spoiler.

May 02 2012

Joss Whedon's best and worst projects. Rolling Stone's ranking of Joss Whedon projects contains a few surprises.

April 30 2012

With The Avengers, Joss Whedon masters the Marvel Universe. An interesting profile from Wired that covers more than just The Avengers.

April 25 2012

Maurissa Tancharoen makes the top ten of women of color behind the camera. Alyssa Rosenberg lists the women whose careers you should follow.

April 20 2012

The worst heroic lead characters. Buffy and Dollhouse both mentioned in this AV Club article about the worst heroic leads in otherwise good shows.

April 19 2012

Out now - Dollhouse Volume 1: Epitaphs TPB. Written by Andrew Chambliss, Maurissa Tancharoen, and Jed Whedon - this mini-series is set during and after the apocalypse. Geeks of Doom calls the collection "a must-read a satisfying coda to a television series that ended too soon."

April 16 2012

Dichen Lachman drags Enver Gjokaj to Twitter. As in literally sitting there getting the account set up. Get in on the ground floor of followers.

April 03 2012

Felicia Day: A rising star for the Internet geek. The Washington Post profiles Felicia Day. "If you are a geek-a proud, noble reclaiming-the-word geek-then Felicia Day is your deity." Pegged to this week's launch of her new YouTube channel, Geek & Sundry.

March 30 2012

Fran Kranz talks Salesman, Cabin, Lust, and Dollhouse. As in Death of a Salesman, The Cabin in the Woods, Lust for Love, and, uh, Dollhouse.

March 17 2012

Sad Max misses Firefly during The Internet Song. In this post-apocalyptic musical by VFX artist Teague Chrystie (Fringe), Max laments the passing of the Big Damn Show and wishes it would come back. The relevant lyrics can be heard in the MP3 section of the site, during track 1, "The Internet Song". More...

March 08 2012

Redemptioncast Special - Q&A with Tim Minear. Stephanie Smith and Robin Burdge ask Tim listener-submitted questions regarding Angel (mostly), Dollhouse and Terriers. There's also some Firefly and Wonderfalls talk thrown in. Chock full o' spoilers! More...

January 27 2012

Liz Craft & Sarah Fain on The Nerdist Writers Panel! In addition to the Angel and Dollhouse writing duo, this episode also features Angela Kang (The Walking Dead, Terriers) and Liz Meriwether (creator of The New Girl). WARNING: Contains adult language. More...

January 23 2012

Jeremy Jahns reviews Dollhouse. One of the most famous YouTube reviewers make a six-minute comment on how much love he has invested in it. Holy cow!

January 20 2012

(SPOILER) Dichen Lachman talks Being Human and... Firefly? Report from a conference call in support of Being Human, so mostly about that show. Includes a brief mention of wanting to be in a scifi-western. More...

January 06 2012

TV Surveillance's Joss Whedon theme week. The site's writers have been looking at the pilots for Buffy, Angel, Firefly and Dollhouse in great detail. There's some interesting points raised.
Jewelry from Dollhouse. Now you can own jewelry just like the pieces worn by Summer Glau in Dollhouse. More...
Active Architecture: A Dollhouse Retrospective Podcast. This new audio podcast takes an in depth, spoiler-ish look back at the series in air-date order. Not for new Dollhouse viewers, the hosts are attempting to discuss all aspects of the production.
"I Like My Scars" - Claire Saunders and the Narrative of Flesh. This essay is taken from the book "Inside Joss' Dollhouse: From Alpha to Rossum".

January 03 2012

Fran Kranz cast in Broadway Revival of Death of a Salesman. Fran will be playing Bernard, a great role. Congratulate him on his Great White Way adventure! More...

December 30 2011

Happy Birthday, Eliza Dushku! Faith/Echo turns 31 and celebrates with a fundraiser for former child soldiers and victims of war.

December 07 2011

A Dollhouse reunion on the set of 'Lust for Love'. It's a pic of Fran Kranz, Miracle Laurie and Enver Gjokaj (plus Beau Garrett) taken by Dichen Lachman. The movie even got a mention in yesterday's Variety.

November 30 2011

Dollhouse comics and more Buffy S8, now digital. Dollhouse: Epitaphs (including the original one-shot), and issues 26-30 of Buffy S8 are now up at the Dark Horse digital store. Each run is also available as a bundle, slightly cheaper. And according to Dark Horse, as from December 14th "all titles from Dark Horse Comics will be on sale the same day in both print and digital format".

November 27 2011

Happy Birthday, Maurissa Tancharoen! She reopened (with husband Jed Whedon) the Dollhouse, co-wrote one of the best episodes of Spartacus ("Missio"), turned our tears to ice in Mortal Kombat, got steampunky for The Guild, co-wrote a song for "Much Ado About Nothing", inspired record-breaking fundraising to cure lupus, and started the best blog in the history of bloggulary. More...

November 23 2011's Black Friday Sale includes many Whedon shows on DVD. $8.00 titles include Buffy S1-7 and Angel S1-5. The $10.00 titles are Dollhouse S2 and Firefly: The Complete Series.

November 22 2011

Barnes &'s pre-Black Friday sale includes most Whedon shows. All Seasons of Buffy and Angel are $9.99. Firefly The Complete Series is $12.49/DVD & $17.99/Blu. Dr. Horrible is $7.49/DVD & $11.99/Blu. Dollhouse on DVD S1 is $9.99 & S2 is $12.49.
Miracle Laurie shares her favorite music videos. Dollhouse's Mellie gave a list to with reasons she likes each video. It's a very entertaining read!

November 21 2011

'Dollhouse' on sale at Seasons 1-2 in both DVD & Blu-Ray are 69-75% off.

November 17 2011

The Word-Pocalypse: Joss Whedon's Dollhouse and Dystopian Language. A very detailed examination of the show's relationship with language.

November 16 2011

Buffy comics go digital. The long wait is over. Head over to Dark Horse Digital to see what's on offer so far.

November 09 2011

(SPOILER) The final issue of the Dollhouse: Epitaphs mini-series comes out today. The Andrew Chambliss, Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen penned tale of Alpha and the Ivies comes to an end (for now?)

October 29 2011

Happy Birthday, Tim Minear! The writer/producer/director is 48 today.

October 27 2011

Tim Minear and Steven S. DeKnight on the Nerdist Writer's Panel! Recorded on June 19th, 2011, the panel also includes Harris Wittels (Parks and Recreation) and Megan Ganz (Community).

October 25 2011

Ultimate Male Law-Enforcement Crushes Bracket Tourney. The first round kicks off with David Boreanaz as Seeley Booth. More...

October 21 2011

(SPOILER) A review of Dollhouse: Epitaphs #4. This issue came out in comic book stores last week.

October 01 2011

Jane Espenson Joins GeekGirlCon in Seattle. GeekGirlCon adds television writer and producer Jane Espenson as a special guest. Espenson will appear at GeekGirlCon on Saturday, October 8th at the EMP Museum's Oral History Live!, GeekGirlCon's "Whenodnistas" panel, and to greet fans at the convention. More...
(SPOILER) Preview for Dollhouse: Epitaphs #4. This comic book will be out on the 12th.

September 30 2011

Dollhouse Season 2 gets a Dutch DVD release. The Dutch get to complete their Dollhouse DVD collection this October 26th. More...

September 24 2011

Dollhouse: a retrospective. MTV Geek looks back at the show.
Alan Tudyk on Wash, Alpha and more at SFX.

September 14 2011

(SPOILER) Dollhouse: Epitaphs #3 comes out today. If you haven't been reading the mini-series, you're missing out. Geeks of Doom gave the issue 4 1/2 stars out of 5 in their review.

September 12 2011

TV Pilots That Are as Good as Most Summer Movies. Including two Whedon works and at least one additional entry with whedony notoriety.
Eliza Dushku on Plus One Per Diem! Eliza joins the podcast 59 minutes into episode 74 (Friday, 9/9/2011). She sits down with Kevin Smith, Jennifer Schwalbach and Jason Mewes to talk about her career (including Buffy and Dollhouse), travel, charity and her documentary on Albania. More...

September 06 2011

(SPOILER) Preview for Dollhouse: Epitaphs #3. The next installment of Alpha's journey will be out next week.

September 04 2011

Up close and personal with Tahmoh Penikett. It's an interview with him from Dragon*Con. And highlights of the Dollhouse panel he did with Eliza can be found here.

August 30 2011

A brief interview with Olivia Williams in which she talks about the development of her character in Dollhouse and Sunday afternoon theatre.

August 29 2011

(SPOILER) Alan Tudyk talks "Tucker & Dale vs. Evil" and Dollhouse. Spoilers on his new horror comedy, and a very insightful bit in the middle on how Alpha taught him to embrace his humorous side.

August 28 2011

Assignment X interviews Mark Sheppard on the return of Jim Sterling on Leverage. The actor talks about the Sterling/Nate relationship and working with director Jonathan Frakes.

August 16 2011

Dollhouse's Enver Gjokaj is in The Avengers. A very nice person tweeted us to let us know. And if you look closely, you can make out Enver chatting to Joss in this pic from the set.
(SPOILER) Dark Horse's Whedonverse comics for November. Buffy #3, Angel & Faith #4 and Dollhouse: Epitaph #5 of 5 all come out.

August 10 2011

(SPOILER) A review of Dollhouse: Epitaphs #2. The issue came out today in comic book shops and Comics Bulletin gave it 4 1/2 bullets out of 5 saying "Overall, it was a really great issue, even by Dollhouse standards."

August 08 2011

(SPOILER) Preview for Dollhouse: Epitaphs #2. The comic book comes out on Wednesday.

August 06 2011

Want to own the chair from Dollhouse? Go Printy shopping.

August 04 2011

CNET video interview with Joss Whedon from Comic-Con. It's 4:22 long with a bit of Season 9 and a bit of Avengers. There's also a Whedonopolis/Fanboy Comics interview with Andrew Chambliss. The Andrew video is 8:26 in length with a bit about Dollhouse comics and a bit of Season 9.

August 03 2011

Tim Minear joins the writing staff of American Horror Story, as Consulting Producer. The series will premiere on FX October 5th, with a 90-minute episode.

August 01 2011

Dollhouse Is Feminist - a 16 part video deconstruction of Dollhouse season one. GoingRampant looks at everything from the overall messages and publicity down to breaking down and analyzing how each and every episode treats female and male characters, and what Dollhouse is trying to examine about using each other.

July 28 2011

Felicia Day answers fan questions on Ustream. To celebrate the 5th season of The Guild, Felicia Day took to ustream to chat with her fans. Many topics are mentioned (Dr. Horrible 2, briefly). It's a laugh riot. More...

July 23 2011

Culturally Fixated Podcast with Reed Diamond. Reed guests on Culturally Fixated where he discusses Franklin and Bash, Dollhouse, TV sins, Good Luck and Good Night and George Clooney amongst other things.

July 21 2011

The four biggest Whedonverse betrayals according to an Examiner writer, one for each show.

July 17 2011

Attend! It Is the Birthday of Jed Whedon! Harken! He rocks, often literally. Plus: Dollhouse comic! More...

July 14 2011

'Where is Echo?'- a Dollhouse competition. Follow the clues and you could win Dollhouse DVDs and a signed Dollhouse: Epitaphs #1 Comic.

July 13 2011

(SPOILER) Dollhouse: Epitaphs #1 is on sale today. Written by Andrew Chambliss, Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen, the mini-series features the adventures of Alpha and co in a battle to save mankind.

July 12 2011

Happy Birthday Fran Kranz! Today Fran turns 28! You can give your personal birthday wish to Fran on his Facebook page or on twitter!

July 08 2011

(SPOILER) "It fills in a lot of the blanks about how the apocalypse came to be". Andrew Chambliss talks to Newsarama about Dollhouse: Epitaphs.

July 06 2011

(SPOILER) Preview for Dollhouse Epitaphs #1. From Newsarama. More...

July 03 2011

Dollhouse: Who are the Butchers? Dark Horse continues the teasers for the upcoming Epitaphs mini-series.

June 17 2011

More musical scores from Dollhouse. The composer Rob Simonsen has put seven tracks from the show up on his website, five of which are previously unreleased.

June 16 2011

Dollhouse equals a huge plot hole? io9 counts down their top ten big reveals that have happened in TV that seem to only make matters more confusing, and cite a specific revelation in season two of "Dollhouse" as one of the worst offenders.

June 15 2011

Dark Horse's #WhedonWednesday goes Alpha! Dark Horse's new & awesome #WhedonWednesday gave us this 'Dollhouse:Epitaphs' sneak peak!
Harry Lennix to be in Man of Steel? According to the Man of Steel Facebook fan page, he has been offered a supporting role. More...

June 12 2011

Philosophy explained through Dollhouse. It helped this person study for an exam.

June 10 2011

Dollhouse: Epitaphs #1 to get exclusive San Diego Comic-Con cover. "One in every five copies that is picked up at the SDCC will be signed by the creators Jed Whedon, Andrew Chambliss, & Maurissa Tancharoen!"

June 09 2011

Why did the world go to hell? A Dark Horse teaser for the upcoming Dollhouse: Epitaphs mini-series.

June 02 2011

(SPOILER) CBR talks to Andrew Chambliss about "Dollhouse: Epitaphs". There are some pretty decent sized spoilers regarding central characters as well as the direction of his 5-issue arc. There's also more preview pages from the first issue at Dark Horse's blog.
Amy Acker to play in our 'Dollhouse' while Morena Baccarin stays 'Home(land)'. Bad wordplay aside, Firefly's Inara has regrettably cancelled her Sydney/Perth Supanova appearence and Amy Acker has stepped in to take her place.

May 27 2011

A Joss Whedon dilemma: the case For Firefly, Dollhouse and Dr. Horrible. "Of the three pieces here, which is the most re-watchable? Which is the best overall expression of that special "Whedon-esque-ness" (ahem) that keeps us, as fans, screaming for more?"

May 24 2011

Eliza Dushku to appear at SFX Canada convention in Toronto. The convention (among the largest sci-fi conventions in North America) will run from August 25-28 this year.

May 14 2011

A fan made, rather excellent, Dollhouse season two trailer. I miss this crazy little show.

May 10 2011

Interview with Liza Lapira on Traffic Light and Dollhouse. She talks about her current (now canceled) show, as well as her stint on Dollhouse.

May 09 2011

(SPOILER) Dark Horse solicitations for August 2011. Including the debut of Season 9 book Angel and Faith series and the second issue of Dollhouse: Epitaphs miniseries. Also check out, audio interview with Angel and Faith writer Christos Gage from the Boston Comic-Con. More...

May 08 2011

Dollhouse S2 Blu-Ray for $22.49 on, DVD for $16.99. The Dollhouse S2 Blu-Ray is available at Amazon for $22.49! The DVD is also on sale for $16.99. No word on how long this'll be up. I've already pounced!

April 27 2011

Olivia Williams on Private Passions this Sunday. It's like Desert Island Discs for posh people, so she's probably not going to pick anything by a Whedon. More...

April 21 2011

Miracle Laurie on episode 207 of Geekscape! Jonathan London interviews the actress about Dollhouse, her new web series, Goodnite Burbank and her "band", Uke Box Heroes. The video podcast also features her husband and band mate, Chris May. Contains some Adult Language. More...

April 19 2011

Investigating Angel interviews Tim Minear. Angie Ninde talks to the prolific writer/director/producer about his various works in the Whedonverse, Julie Benz and his process behind key moments from Angel and Dollhouse. This podcast episode contains some Adult Language. More...

April 15 2011

(SPOILER) Dollhouse: Epitaphs #1 solicitation. It comes out July 13th. It's the first book (of 5) written by Andrew Chambliss, following the events of the one-shot written by Jed and Maurissa.

April 14 2011

Fact: Tim Minear is made of pure, concentrated evil. Over on his Facebook page, Tim features a video collecting various moments from all his many, splendid cancelled TV shows! More...

April 12 2011

Layoffs at Dark Horse. Hard times hit Whedon's publisher of choice. More...

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